Fri, Jul 25, 2014
Public-Private Agreement Supports Apache And Chinook Helicopters
Boeing and Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) are celebrating 10 years of partnering on the repair and overhaul of U.S. Army AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The public-private partnership ensures aircraft readiness and availability by supporting the overhaul of complex parts such as transmissions and gear boxes serviced at the depot.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Also: GA Investment, Bud and Ross Granley, C-9 Farewell, Jepp FlightDeck, How To Find ANN At Oshkosh
Garmin’s “Team X” is dedicated to experimental aircraft avionics and they have just announced a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The 7-inch G3X Touch display features an infrared touchscreen and the size is perfect if height and width constraints are in play. Additionally, owners wanting multiple displays have the option of installing up to three displays, using any combination of 10.6-inch or 7-inch G3X Touch displays. Earlier this year ANN published a story about Texas EquuSearch, a nonprofit organization that helps local authorities search for missing persons. Texas EquuSearch had been using a drone to enhance their search ability in remote areas and rough terrain until the FAA had notified them by e-mail to stop using the drone under the threat of fines levied by the
Tue, Jul 22, 2014
Also: Boeing's 787-9 Demo, Hartzell's TBM Wonder-Prop, More Santa Monica Maneuvering, Garmin Global Pilot, Even more TSA Stupidity
Greg Koontz has been named the recipient of this year’s Bill Barber Award for Showmanship, according to World Airshow News, and will be presented with the award in front of his peers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Tuesday, July 29, at Theater in the Woods. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) spaceplane will showcase re-entry technologies after its unconventional launch from Kourou in French Guiana on a Vega rocket this November. Instead of heading north into a polar orbit, as on previous flights, Vega will head eastwards and release the spaceplane into a suborbital path reaching all the way to the Pacific Ocean. The great majority of model aircraft flyers belong to an organization known as the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). This organization has supported responsible RC flyers for years in operating their
Fri, May 02, 2014
ANN's Exciting 'Premier Edition' Program Will Help Support XPRIZE Outreach At Oshkosh and Beyond!!!
Finally! We're ready to open the doors and welcome you along as we build a whole New ANN (and a lot more) with the first of a number of products and programs that will enable and empower us toward a better future. ANN is proud to give our readers. listeners, and viewers the chance -- ahead of the massive campaign that will start shortly -- to get their hands on the Collector's Version of the first print run for the Premier Edition of "Beyond The Blue" -- the Ultimate Insider’s Guide To The Tenth Anniversary Of The XPRIZE Revolution. Why go to all the trouble of putting this special program together? Simply put, we have a chance with this summer's 10th Anniversary Celebration of the winning of the XPRIZE to do something amazing... and in a place that created the original sparks of innovation that made the XPRIZE possible... Oshkosh!